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Christmas boat trip

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Christmas boat trip

Has anyone been on a boat tour of the Christmas illumination.? If so, what boat do you like or do you have any other reccomendations? Thanks.

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San Diego...
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1. Re: Christmas boat trip

Hi Gungadin ! (Love your screen name - great movie)

I've seen the Cmas Boat Parade more times than I can count. Both from land and on boats. I actually think you see more from land than a boat. But, being out on a boat can be lots of fun!

I never paid to be on a boat. I was always a guest so I can't make recommendations. I'm sure someone else will though.

Here are some options from the City of Newport Beach Official Website


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2. Re: Christmas boat trip

Newport Beach and Huntington Harbour both offer a "Cruise of Lights" where you can pay to go out on a boat that tours the waterfront homes decorated for the holidays. I went once and found it to be a total bore. But to each his/her own. A friend of mine has a Boat Parade party each year, which I think is more interesting. You stay put and watch the decorated boats sail by. The boats are usually full of the boat owners over-inebriated friends. The watchers on shore wave. Yawn. If they weren't my friends, I'd love to skip that too.

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